Compatriots & Friends,
There are a number of upcoming events that I would like to share with you and encourage your attendance.
June 10, Saturday @ 11am – Flag Certificate will be presented at Flat Top, WV.
June 14, Wednesday @ 6:14pm – Flag retirement ceremony at Fort Randolph. Gather up your tattered, torn and worn US flags, bring them to Fort Randolph where they will be retired properly with honor.
June 15, Thursday @ 6pm – Doug Wood will be presenting “Cultural Crossroads: Establishing the 17th Century Fur Trade in the Trans-Allegheny Region” in the Archives and History Library in the Culture Center in Charleston. The program will begin at 6:00pm and it free and open to the public.
June 17, Saturday @ 1pm – Memorial service for Larry Freshwater who was a 24 year member of Daniel Boone Chapter, chapter President, a State officer and board member. The memorial service will be held at Larry’s graveside in Eventide Cemetery in Spencer. Directions: If coming from Ripley, turn left on Route 14 at Go Mart in Spencer, proceed about a mile to Eventide Cemetery on the left. If driving from Spencer turn right on to Route 14 at the Go Mart, proceed about a mile, turn left into Eventide Cemetery.
June 18, Sunday @ 11am – Historical church service followed by Patriot grave marking (12pm) at Old Greenbrier Baptist Church, Alderson, WV
June 20, Tuesday @ 10am – WVSAR Color Guard Muster at the Capitol for West Virginia Day Celebration – tentative…
President, Daniel Boone Chapter
West Virgnia SAR
Flag Day Proclamation 22 May 2017
National Flag Day
June 14, 2017
June 14th, is National Flag Day, a day when Americans celebrate the meaning of their nation’s flag, honor the traditions associated with its care, and educate those around them to its significance. The Flag of the United States is to be honored and carries with it both history and traditions. There are three Flag Acts which are laws that sought to define the design of the flag of the United States. Continue reading “National Flag Day Proclamation 2017”
The WVSSAR Newsletter Spring 2017 edition is now available.
Our most sincere thanks and appreciation to Tom Galloway, the WVSSAR Newsletter Editor, for his dedication and excellent work that he always performs with the publishing of our West Virginia Society SAR Newsletter. Tom is also the President of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter WVSSAR.
You can view and download the WVSSAR Newsletter Spring 2017 edition HERE
On behalf of the officers and members of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Charlena May Smith who passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016. She was the wife of Compatriot Kenneth Smith of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter, West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution. Continue reading “Death of Charlena May Smith”
On behalf of the officers and members of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Barabara Northeimer Fish who passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. She was the wife of Compatriot Robert B. “Bob” Fish Jr. who is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Captain James Neal Chapter of Parkersburg, WV and is a Past President of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution. Continue reading “Death of Barbara Northeimer Fish”
From Susan Griffin
Director of Merchandise
National Society Sons of the American Revolution
The end of the calendar year is near and that means it is almost time for our annual physical inventory!
We will be locking the system and starting the physical count on Saturday December 17, 2016. The external auditors will be in the office on Monday December 19, 2016 and the internal auditors will be in the office sometime after. Continue reading “SAR Merchandise Orders”
Join the West Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution on Friday, November 11, 2016 in Honoring All Who Served in the United States Armed Forces and who helped protect and defend our great country and the freedoms we all enjoy!
A presentation in MS PowerPoint format about the Admiral William R. Furlong Program is available for WVSSAR Chapters and Compatriots. Continue reading “Admiral William R Furlong Program”